Erin Varano, a certified passenger safety technician with Graco, offers these five on-the-spot checks to help with correct car seat installation.
From the moment your baby’s first tooth appears, you can reduce the risks of dental decay by practicing good oral hygiene habits.
The first few years of your child’s life set the foundation for their healthy development.
Typically, we don’t think of cavities or gum disease in connection with babies. But the truth is that oral diseases begin very early, from the time bacteria begin to live in the oral cavity. As new teeth come in […]
You may have moments where you feel overwhelmed by the amount and variety of messages about what is “true” or “right” or “best” for your child.
Skating safety tips While skating is a great recreational activity for kids, outdoor conditions change quickly and frequently throughout late winter and early spring. During the mild weather that we often experience in February and March, serious cracks begin to […]
Parents often wonder when their baby can start to use a tablet or similar screened device.
As we enter the summer season, pediatrician Dr. Paul Roumeliotis put together some facts, tips and advice on various summer health and safety concerns.
Aside from moving motor vehicle accidents and crashes, cars pose many threats to children. In fact, there are many other ways children can get hurt by automobiles and related products.
Babies depend on their caregivers to meet all of their needs, and when you respond with love and sensitivity, they will grow to feel secure and safe. Still, even the most secure-feeling children will sometimes feel stress in their […]
From your baby’s position to your belly button, we explain what’s happening to your expanding tummy. Skin Changes in hormone levels during your pregnancy can produce a wide range of skin changes. Never fear — most of these changes disappear […]
Dr. Anne Katz regularly has conversations about teen fertility.
If you would like to help a mom on bed rest, here are some ideas.
While food safety is important for everyone, it’s especially important for women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant.
There are a number of things that you’ll do better to avoid during pregnancy.
Parenting challenges include patience as our children learn to care properly for themselves. There is a significant gap, for example, between kids who would really like to do various tasks independently, and the number of parents willing to let them […]
The love of reading begins at a young age, as infants are often read to by their parents.
Flying can be stressful for parents of young children. Kids are unpredictable, but fortunately, there are some easy ways to keep your children happy in-flight.
Good oral health is essential to total health and well-being at any age. Here are some useful tips to help the young people in your family with their daily oral hygiene habits.
In light of the recent video that showed a young child pull a dresser onto himself, here is a reminder about furniture safety in a child’s bedroom, and of course, throughout the home. As a general rule, all furniture, […]
Heading off to post-secondary school is an exciting time, but it can also be stressful.
A recent report by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer revealed an unmet need to better understand how cancer manifests itself among adolescents and young adults.
No one welcomes a cancer diagnosis, but for adolescents and young adults it’s particularly traumatic.
With these four easy tips, your teen can get that new room they’ve been asking for and you can save a bit of time and money.
Here are three ways students can get smart about managing their money by going digital.
A one-on-one trip with your little ones is a great way to slow down and cherish the all-too-fleeting childhood moments, writes James Gordon.
Chris Hunt ponders the emotional rollercoaster of sending his four-year-old son off to school this fall, and wonders who will better adjust to the transition – parent or child.
As parents, we become so focused on the needs of our children that we lose sight of ourselves; we forget how much we need our own magical moments too, writes Chris Hunt. I can still remember the sharp cold biting my […]
How far is too far when it comes to junk food restrictions for kids, wonders Chris Hunt.
Why, within a generation, have so many young men been so willing to do so little to leave home, wonders Joe Banks.